Monday, June 9, 2008

Rives and Mario dating again?

Rumors that supermodel/songwriter Amber Rives and R'n'B star Mario are back together,were fuelled last week when the pair were spotted leaving Jay-Z's 40/40 club in Manhattan,New York.The stars were dating previously in 2007 for a brief period.In the past Rives has been linked to every male singer that she has written songs for including,Usher,Chris Brown,Tyrese,Bow Wow,Justin Timberlake,R Kelly,John Mayer and even producer Polow Da Don,however the stunning Spanish beauty has denied dating any of these but did admit to being romantically involved with Mario Barett after they met when she sang on a remix to his breakthrough hit single "Let Me Love You".Reportedly the pair got back together last year when working on Mario's album,"Go" for which Rives wrote "Crying Out For Me","Music For Love","Kryptonite","Hard To Breathe".They are currently working together on the follow up to "Go",the as-yet untitled album is set for a tentative release date of September 2008.

Regarding other projects Rives has said that she is currently working with her close friends Beyoncé and Alicia Keys on follow ups to their recent releases aswell as The Pussycatdolls,Robin Thicke,Mario,J Holiday,R Kelly,Omarion,Ciara and Michael Jackson.
After penning some of the hottest songs of the last 3 years including British sensation Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" and "Better In Time",Chris Brown's "With You" and "Forever" and both Rihanna's smash "Umbrella" and J Holiday's "Bed" alongside fellow songwriter and friend The Dream,Rives is set to hit new heights after writing several tracks for Usher's recently released "Here I Stand" including "Love In This Club","Love In This Club Part II","Will Work For Love","Apetite","Love You Gently","Best Thing" and "Moving Mountains".